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Booming Worcestershire lift component manufacturer hosts MP

West Worcestershire MP Harriett Baldwin has visited a thriving county-based lift component manufacturer. From left: Sam Tanno, Harriett Baldwin MP and Russell Walker Atwell International, which specialises in the design and supply of safety products for the global lift industry, gave the MP a guided tour of their 10,000 sq ft design and engineering plant

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FREE Product Training

Atwell International believe that the range of VG Safety Products represent the ultimate in lift safety equipment.  That is why we are hosting FREE training for VG Safety Products on the first Thursday of every month! Our first session is on Thursday 5th June 2014.  Call us on 01905 641881 or email info@atwellinternational.com to book

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VG Safety Product videos added

We have added videos to the product pages for VG Safety Gears, the VG Rope Brake and the VG Overspeed Governor. One of the VG Safety Gear videos is a new video of the VG6 Safety Gear during recent testing at a lift modernization project in London.

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It’s all happening…

We’ve had some high profile orders for VG products come through over the last few months, culminating in VG rope brakes being installed at Buckingham Palace! “It’s quite a feather in our caps to get a job like this, with one of the lifts being for Her Majesty’s own personal use” said Atwell International MD,

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Countdown to A3

According to the European Commission Enterprise and Industry web site, the “Date of cessation of presumption of conformity of superseded standard” for EN81-1:1998 is 31st December 2011. This means that EN81-1:1998+A3:2009 becomes mandatory from 1st January 2012, and all new lift installations must comply with the revised regulations. Most, if not all of the A3

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Interlift 2011

Atwell International will again be at the Interlift Exhibition! Interlift 2011 takes place in Augsburg, Germany between 18th & 21st October.  There were 477 exhibitors and over 18,000 visitors to Interlift in 2009! With the recent changes to the EN81 standard, this is the perfect opportunity to come and see our new VG Overspeed Governor

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New VG Tension Weight

We are testing a brand new VG Tension Weight! Similarly to the VG OSG, the VG Tension Weight (VG TW) has been designed to compliment the VG family of safety products, but will also work perfectly with any other safety equipment. The VG TW has a 15kg weight as standard, which is easily changeable up

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VG Overspeed Governor Update

We are currently testing our new VG Bi-Directional Overspeed Drop Jaw Governor (VG OSG). 10 production models have been assembled, and we have built a test rig here at Atwell International to demonstrate the VG OSG along with the VG Rope Brake, VG Tension Weight and VG Safety Gears to British Standards. We will be

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New VG Overspeed Governor

We are working hard to have a prototype of our new VG Overspeed Governor at the Liftex Exhibition! As a primary component in the safety of the lift, the existing overspeed governor should comply with the current standards in operation and accuracy, and if there is any doubt then they should be replaced. The new